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Backup and Restore : Backup and Restore Using the Administration Console

Backup and Restore Using the Administration Console
Many of the backup and restore procedures can be run directly from the administration console. In the Navigation pane, Monitoring>Backup lists each of the servers.
Standard Backup Method
You can perform the following backup and restore tasks:
The standard backup schedule is set by default during install, you can change this schedule from the command line. See Scheduling Backups.
Auto-grouped Backup Method
You can only run full backups in the auto-grouped method. It is not recommended to run auto-grouped backups manually since they are scheduled from the CLI and run automatically at the scheduled times. You can perform the following backup and restore tasks:
The auto-grouped backup schedule can only be set from the CLI using the zmschedulebackup command. See Scheduling Backups.
Configure Backup from the Admin Console
Backups can be configured from the administration console as a global settings configuration and as a server-specific configuration. Server settings override global settings.
In the global settings, you can configure the email addresses to receive notification about the results of the backup. The default is to sent the notification to the admin account.
For Auto-grouped, you configure the number of groups to divide the backups into.
The standard backup is the default and is automatically scheduled. You do not need to make any additional changes. But when running the auto-grouped backup you must manually configure the backup schedule. Access the CLI and follow the steps under Scheduling Backups to run zmschedulebackup -D to set the default schedule for auto-grouped backups.
Throttle automatic backups should be enabled when you are mass migrating new accounts to ZCS and use the auto-grouped backup method.
The auto-grouped backup method automatically backs up mailboxes that have never been backed up when the next backup is scheduled. When migrating a large number of mailboxes, enable Throttle automatic backups so that the mailboxes that are migrated to ZCS are not automatically backed up as new mailboxes because the number of new mailboxes could prevent backing up existing mailboxes. Leave the throttle mode on for 7 days (cycle-through) after the mass migration is over. Allow the total mailbox count to reach an equilibrium, then let the auto-group backup cycle through before turning off the throttle mode.

Backup and Restore : Backup and Restore Using the Administration Console

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